Not many producers could juggle vocal tracks by Kylie Minogue and Biz Markie, plus a bossa nova cover of Hall & Oates' "Private Eyes," but Towa Tei does an excellent job of uniting a disparate mix of club-centric grooves. There are several highlights, but none better than Biz Markie's sprightly, infectious "BMT." ~ John Bush
Rolling Stone (3/5/98, p.70) - 3.5 Stars (out of 5) - "...[mixes] international sounds into his light, delicate style of headphone techno....SOUND MUSEUM offers a slick flow of samba, robotic disco, jazz fusion and a dash of hip-hop..."
Entertainment Weekly (2/20-2/27/98, p.116) - "The second solo joint from Deee-Lite's former DJ showcases the same bounce and song sense that made the group's `Groove Is In The Heart' irresistible. Jazzy hip-hop, fizzy house, even Indonesian gamelan inform the mix..." - Rating: A-
Musician (5/98, pp.88-89) - "...Towa dabbles with a range of styles--from old school hip-hop and bossa-nova to contemporary R&B and house....he holds it together with subtle, funky grooves and lush production..."